College basketball has settled to the Sweet 16, the baseball season inches closer, the NHL careens to the end of its regular season in a couple weeks, and the NBA has the finish line not far behind it. Not to mention the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in its embryonic stage, and the Road To The Triple Crown heating up on the track. Here’s what you can expect to see at TheSportsNotebook in the week ahead. Unless noted otherwise, columns are published no later than 3 PM EST.
MONDAY, MARCH 19
*Recap of Sunday’s second-round NCAA Tournament games
*Los Angeles Dodgers report
*Boston Red Sox report
*Podcast at Prime Sports Network with Greg DePalma at 3 PM ET. We talked NFL free agency, especially Peyton to the Broncos and Tim Tebow’s future, plus looking at the NCAA Tournament.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
*Answer the vital question about the four days of NCAA Tournament action ahead—where’s the best place to travel if you’re a neutral fan.
*Cincinnati Reds report
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
*A look back at the best games from the modern history of the NCAA regionals, starting in 1976.
*Minnesota Twins report
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
*The East and West Regionals start the Sweet 16 and TheSportsNotebook previews all four games.
*Seattle Mariners report
*And on the podcasting front, I’ll be back at Prime Sports Network at 3 PM ET to talk March Madness with Greg DePalma.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23
*The South and Midwest brackets take the floor, and four more game previews are on tap. Plus recap Thursday’s games.
*Washington Nationals report
*TheSportsNotebook’s weekly review of the NHL and the NBA, along with previews of racing action in both NASCAR and the Kentucky Derby prep races.
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
*The really important thing about today is that I’ve got my Fantasy Baseball draft. But we’ll also recap Friday’s games to close the Sweet 16 and preview the regional final games from the East & West.
SUNDAY, MARCH 25
*If I’m lucky, I’ll be in St. Louis for the Midwest Regional Final. But you can be assured that TheSportsNotebook will recap Saturday’s games and preview today’s battles in the Midwest and South.
In the meantime, all content TheSportsNotebook’s written and podcasted on the NCAA Tournament thus far can be accessed by clicking here. And you can get immersed in the great modern history of the NCAA Tournament–1976 to the present–in Memories Of March Madness, available via Kindle or MS Word as a download for just $2.99